H.Res.99 - Recognizing the significance of the 65th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and supporting the goals of the Japanese American, German American, and Italian American communities in recognizing a National Day of Remembrance to increase public awareness of the events surrounding the restriction, exclusion, and internment of individuals and families during World War II.112th Congress (2011-2012)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-32] (Introduced 02/17/2011)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||02/28/2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.99 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (02/17/2011)
Recognizes the historical significance of February 19, 1942, the date Executive Order 9066 was signed by President Roosevelt, restricting the freedom of Japanese Americans, German Americans, and Italian Americans, and legal resident aliens through required identification cards, travel restrictions, seizure of personal property, and internment.
Supports the goals of the Japanese American, German American, and Italian American communities in recognizing a National Day of Remembrance to increase public awareness of these events.